Advantages and Disadvantages of Secondary Sources

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  • Secondary Sources
    • Disadvantage
      • Lacks Authenticity, Credibility and Representati-veness
      • Potential Bias of Original Source or Collector
      • This needs Interpretation by the researcher; potential for bias
      • Dated
      • Access to Material may be limited
      • Social Construction of Statistics
    • Advantage
      • Access to Data that's hard to Obtain
        • Historical Documents
      • Quicker and Cheaper
      • Useful Size and Scale of Data
      • It may cover long periods of time
        • This allows changes and trends to be analysed
      • Supports Primary Data


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